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Kian Mercado
Dual Degree in Biochemistry and Biological Sciences
Rockville, MD
Integrated Life Sciences (ILS)
Volunteer at the UMD Help Center

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Rockville, MD

Major(s)/Minor(s): Dual Degree in Biochemistry and Biological Sciences: Physiology and Neurobiology

Living & Learning & Other Special Programs: Integrated Life Sciences (ILS)

Activities: Volunteer at the UMD Help Center and Member of Phi Delta Epsilon

Clinical Experience: Hospital Shadow and Medical Assistant at an Otolaryngology Clinic

Favorite Spot(s) on Campus: 4th Floor of Mckeldin Library and 1st floor of Edward St John

Favorite Class(es): Organismal Biology (BSCI207), Principles of Neuroscience (BSCI353) and Biochemistry I (BCHM461)

In my free time, I enjoy: Going to the gym, playing basketball, watching movies and cooking.

Coolest thing I have been part of as a UMD student: I have loved being a part of the integrated life sciences program (ILS) because of the sense of community that is created.